Honor Affirms Value
Honor recognizes and affirms that every person is valuable and powerful. We are made in God’s image; He died to restore us to relationship with Him, therefore we are significant.
Genesis 1:26–28; Ephesians 4:23–24; Psalm 139:13–16; Romans 12:10; 1 Corinthians 12:14–26; 1 Peter 2:17; Matthew 26:6–13
Honor recognizes and celebrates the best in people, in spite of our differences. We respond to people based on their God-given identity and the honor in our hearts, not their behavior or self-definition.
1 Corinthians 12:14–26; 2 Corinthians 5:16–17; James 2:1–5; Philippians 2:3; 1 Samuel 24:1–10
Honor is demonstrated through consistent respect in word and action toward those we lead, follow, love, and disagree with. While honor avoids controlling others, it also lovingly confronts, limits, and disciplines when necessary.
1 Corinthians 13:1–7; Leviticus 19:15–18; Galatians 6:1–2;
Ephesians 4:14–15; Romans 2:4; Matthew 18:15; Hebrews 12:11–14; 2 Timothy 3:16–17; Luke 3:10–14
The level of honor we have for a person directly affects our ability to receive from them.
Matthew 10:40–42; Philippians 2:1–4; 1 Corinthians 4:14–20;